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Tag: environmental pollution


A new survey shows that 85% of Germans want textile firms tasked with environmental protection. The survey was conducted by VZBV – an umbrella group for 41 German consumer associations. 86 percent of consumers say that textile companies should be Read more…


Germany’s capital City Berlin has passed a law aimed at easing the movement of pedestrians – thereby ammending the Berlin mobility act. The City House of Representatives passed the new law which – among other things – gives residents longer Read more…


Calabar City is the capital of Cross-River state and is also considered Nigeria’s tourism capital. It has over the years been rated as the most environmentally-friendly City in a nation of 206 million people. The annual Calabar street carnival ensures Read more…


Mazino Dickson New satellite images have shown the extent of damage on Mauritius coastline by an oil spill. This followed the activation of the  International Charter Space and Major Disasters – an international collaboration that gives rescue and aid workers rapid Read more…


The Indian Island nation of Mauritius is now on panic mode as an oil spill threatens its entire coastline and ecosystem. A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef two weeks ago has pushed the Indian Ocean to prepare Read more…


The Venezuelan environment ministry has started cleaning up of the Western Falcon state after an oil slick washed up over the state’s coast. Western Falcon state is a popular tourism destination because of its exortic beaches and resorts. It was Read more…


A naturally toxin has been identified as the cause of the mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants in Botswana. Officials of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks had been struggling to establish the cause of death more than two Read more…


Ogoni land is located in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. For years, this region has witnessed environmental degradation due to oil operations. Water bodies contaminated, farmlands wasted. This unfortunate scenario gave life to the agitation and militancy in Read more…


Scientists have discovered an active methane seep from Antarctica’s sea bed that could shed light on the potent greenhouse gas trapped beneath frozen continent. Marine ecologist Andrew Thurber first glimpsed what a colleague described as a “microbial waterfall” during a Read more…


A fresh bid to select contractors to provide portable water in oil spill impacted Ogoni communities in Nigeria’s Rivers state has been opened. Dr Marvin Dekil, the Project Coordinator, Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) said at the  opening of the Read more…